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(a.k.a. More Doc Sockett Calf Facility Hygiene Tips!) By Wyatt Bechtel Cleaning calf pens goes beyond removing bedding to cleaning floors to remove biofilms that harbor bacteria. Photo by Wyatt Bechtel Cleaning calf facilities starts with water, but it will take more than H2O to remove harmful bacterial...

Cryptosporidium parvum, commonly referred to as Crypto, is a protozoan (a one-celled organism) that causes diarrhea in calves (as well as other mammals). This extra-cytoplasmic organism invades enterocytes (cells that line the intestines) in the distal small intestine and large intestine; therefore, intestinal pathology is...

A comprehensive program of testing, proper cleaning, sanitation and monitoring can reduce the economic and emotional toll of calf scours....